Driving the mission to the marketplace

A creative, dynamic market and a business school embedded and contributing to its growth create the perfect partnership.

The Bill Munday School of Business is deeply rooted in Austin’s business ecosystem, producing graduates who have an entrepreneurial mindset, value social enterprise, understand the process of innovation, know how to engage in global business practice and utilize business metrics to create high-performing organizations.

For more than 40 years, St. Edward’s University has provided a business education that is engaged. Our partners play an important role in driving the mission to the marketplace, and our dedicated team works to actively cultivate these relationships.

Current Partners

The Bill Munday School of Business has partnerships with the following organizations. Connecting with the business school in a variety of ways, these partners serve as resources for both students and alumni and provide year-round programming and creative space.

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Austin Inno

Austin Inno is a digital media and events company that supports and connects with Austin’s innovation community through the creation and distribution of compelling informational content, covering Austin’s tech, business and city news.

We lead local media in innovative digital platforms, technologies, experiential events and new content forms, speaking to an engaged, informed and aware audience that craves intellectual growth and creative stimulation.

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Austin Technology Council

ATC is a non-profit organization made up of leaders and experts in Central Texas’s thriving tech community. We connect people and companies from across the technology landscape, providing access to knowledge, talent, capital, content, networking and market visibility necessary to the growth and sustainability of our member companies and the Austin tech ecosystem.

ATC CTO Dinner
March 29
5:00 - 9:00 p.m.​

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Capital Factory

Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Austin. This year, more than 50,000 entrepreneurs, programmers and designers will gather day and night for meetups, classes and coworking. We meet the best entrepreneurs in Austin and introduce them to their first investors, employees and customers. We have a series of matching funds so that if a startup can convince 2 of our mentors to invest personally, it can unlock hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional automatic funding.

Capital Factory Crash Landing: How to Navigate the Center of Gravity
March 28
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

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Impact Hub

Impact Hub Austin offers shared workspace and programming connecting the Austin community to a global movement for good. This includes more than 80 locations and 16,000 members across 50 countries, all which are independently owned and operated. Impact Hub Austin is, first and foremost, deeply rooted in “place.” Each Impact Hub is a local community of participants connected by the shared goal of using business and entrepreneurship as a tool to drive positive change.

Wonder Brew
1st Wednesday of Each Month
411 W. Monroe
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Southwest Angel Network

Southwest Angel Network

The Southwest Angel Network focuses on supporting early-stage companies which are addressing significant challenges facing society. The network has two important goals: making the world a better place and making a return for our investors.

The Southwest Angel Network is part of, and strongly supports, the amazing Austin social-entrepreneurial ecosystem. This support includes a strong emphasis on educating investors and entrepreneurs and the mentoring of young social-impact companies.

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Women Who Code

Women Who Code is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers by creating a global, connected community of women in technology. Key initiatives include free technical study groups, events featuring influential tech industry experts and investors, hack events and career and leadership development. Current and aspiring coders are welcome.

iOS Hack Night
March 23
Radio Coffee & Beer
6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

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Young Catholic Professionals

Young Catholic Professionals is a national organization with a mission of empowering young adults working in various professions to witness their faith through their work, performing their professional vocations for the glory of God and seeing the workplace as a natural site for joyful evangelization.

April Executive Speaker Series: Matthew Dodd
April 6
Seton Healthcare Family Administrative Offices
7:00 p.m.



Get Involved

  • Recruit students for internships or full-time employment
  • Provide fellowships and scholarships
  • Volunteer to share your knowledge and expertise as a speaker
  • Meet with student organizations interested in hearing your career path and industry experience
  • Serve as a judge for iChallenge on the Hilltop
  • Mentor business students
  • Invite business classes for corporate site visits
  • Partner with faculty to conduct business research studies
  • Become a sponsor
  • Address your strategic business needs with an MBA capstone consulting project

Become a Partner

Contact nschreiber [at] stedwards.edu (Nancy Schreiber), dean of The Bill Munday School of Business, for more information.